Satin

Definition of Satin

Sat´in
n.1.A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.
Cloths of gold and satins rich of hue.
- Chaucer.
Denmark satin
a kind of lasting; a stout worsted stuff, woven with a satin twill, used for women's shoes.
Farmer's satin
See under Farmer.
Satin bird
(Zool.) an Australian bower bird. Called also satin grackle.
Satin flower
(Bot.) See Honesty, 4.
Satin spar
a - (Min.) A fine fibrous variety of calcite, having a pearly luster
b - A similar variety of gypsum.
Satin sparrow
(Zool.) the shining flycatcher (Myiagra nitida) of Tasmania and Australia. The upper surface of the male is rich blackish green with a metallic luster.
Satin stone
satin spar.

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